EdelGive Social Innovation Honours 2012 received an overwhelming response with applications from over 250 NGOs. The aim of the award is to identify and reward organizations that are innovating to empower women in India. ESIH would showcase and support organizations with unique approaches to tackle challenges that face women.
This year, the top 20 organisations short-listed across four categories of Health & Well Being, Education, Economic Security & Livelihoods, Rights and Representation are:
Health & Well Being
1. Ashadeep, Assam
2. Goonj, New Delhi
3. Impact India Foundation, Maharashtra
4. Manas Foundation, New Delhi
5. Sharamik Bharti, Uttar Pradesh
1. Kala Raksha, Gujarat
2. Lend-A-Hand India, Maharashtra
3. Pardada Pardadi Educational Society, New Delhi
4. Sister Nivedita Foundation Foundation, Gujarat
5. The Aangan Trust, Maharashtra
Economic Security & Livelihoods
1. Area Networking and Development Initiatives – ANANDI, Gujarat
2. Community Media Trust, Andhra Pradesh
3. J. K. Trust Gram Vikas Yojana, Maharashtra
4. Stree Mukti Sanghathana, Maharashtra
5. Swayam Shikshan Prayog, Maharashtra
Rights & Representation
1. Deccan Development Society, Andhra Pradesh
2. Front for Rapid Economic Advancement – India (Akshara Centre) - Maharashtra
3. Seva Mandir, Rajasthan
4. Social Upliftment Through Rural Action (SUTRA), Himachal Pradesh
5. Video Volunteers, Goa
Congratulations to all the above organisations! Edelgive Foundation will get in touch with the shortlisted participants to finalise the field visits.
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